The UGR is currently hosting the XIX Meeting of Rectors of the Tordesillas Group, bringing together 73 representatives from 35 universities in Brazil, Spain and Portugal.  under the slogan “Inclusive universities to progress in the 2030 Agenda”. The event will explore how universities can best contribute to the global objectives adopted by UNESCO in 2015 as part of a new agenda for sustainable development aimed at eradicating poverty, protecting the planet and ensuring prosperity for all.

Over 5,000 international mobility places have been made available to UGR undergraduate students to complete study periods abroad in 2019-2020, with destinations in approximately 60 countries.

The University of Granada is pleased to announce that its 13th International Staff Training Week will take place from 26 to 30 November 2018. The main objective of the programme is to provide a platform for the exchange of good practices and know-how between the UGR and our partner universities.

On Wednesday 17 October the University of Granada launched its new Laboratory for Manufacturing and Prototyping (MakerSpaceUGR), a pioneering and collaborative work space that will enable students, staff and the public to design and produce products and pieces of architecture.

The University of Granada will run its VIII Japan in Granada Conference on 5 and 6 of October 2018, giving the UGR community and the public a unique opportunity to gain insights into the rich cultural and historical heritage of Japan.

For the seventh year running the UGR will hold its International Days, which will take place on 27 and 28 September, with a view to boosting student awareness of the wealth of opportunities available to them through our international mobility programmes.

The University of Granada, through its General Coordination for Entrepreneurship (UGRemprendedora), will participate in the Erasmus+ BIO-ALL (BIOHEALTH Gear Box Alliance) project, developing a wide range of activities designed to promote and consolidate entrepreneurial initiatives in the biotechnological and health spheres over the next three years.

This academic year, more than 2000 new international students from over 70 countries will complete studies at the University of Granada, thanks to the diverse range of mobility programmes available at our institution. The Vice-Rectorate for Internationalization will run Induction Days for these new students from 10 to 11 September 2018, and again in January and February 2019.

Within the framework of the “traditional” inter-European KA103 programme, the University of Granada has been allocated more mobility places than any other European higher education institution in 2018. The UGR is also the leading university in the Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility Programme (KA107).

On Monday 17 July, at a ceremony held at the Hospital Real, the seat of the Rectorate, the University of Granada presented its prestigious Awards for Excellence in International Mobility and "Federico Mayor Zaragoza" Award for University Development Cooperation. The annual ceremony is held with a view to rewarding the outstanding contributions of UGR students to international mobility programmes and development cooperation initiatives.